Valkenburg

Drone Clash
Mar 20 '17 12:35

TU Delft is hosting the world's first "Drone Clash" competition in December. The competition involves competitors trying to knock each others' drones out of the air and is intended to stimulate the development of anti-drone technology, the university announced on its website.

Geert Wilders rally in Purmerend
Mar 2 '17 09:20

PVV leader Geert Wilders is resuming his party's public campaign for the upcoming parliamentary elections. "We are going into the country", he said on Wednesday, RTL Nieuws reports.

Swing
Jun 22 '16 13:50

Armin A. is back in custody only 6 months after being released on parole. He has to appear in court on Friday to explain why he violated a restraining order and sabotaged his ankle monitor

May 5 '16 09:04

IJsselstein in Utrecht was voted the best fortress in the Netherlands. Valkenburg came in a far second place, followed by Enkhuizen and Woerden.

Feb 24 '16 14:20

The Belgian police arrested six men in connection with a casino robbery in Valkenburg and a jewelry store robbery in Eijsden, Zuid-Limburg, both in 2014

Swing
Aug 7 '15 14:22

The parents of the teenage girl involved in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case are not at all happy with chief prosecutor Roger Bos' apologies about the hard words expressed by one of his prosecutors early in the investigation.

Lady Justice
Jul 30 '15 15:22

The court in Maastricht sentenced the second batch of suspected clients in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case on Thursday. One man was acquitted and 12 others were convicted for fornication with a 16 year old girl

Swing
Jul 23 '15 15:10

Twelve of the 29 men suspected of having paid sex with a 16 year old girl in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case were sentenced by the court in Maastricht on Thursday. The court sentenced two men to prison sentences of 5 and 6 months, three of which unconditional. The rest were given community service and one day in prison

Jul 16 '15 15:06

The court has acquitted one of the men suspected of having sex with a 16 year old girl in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case. According to the court, there is insufficient evidence against the 55 year old man. The last six suspects appeared in court on Thursday.

Jul 15 '15 12:39

The Public Prosecutor demanded a one year prison sentence in court on Tuesday against one of the men who is accused of having sex with an underage girl in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case.

Swing
Jul 13 '15 13:22

One of the suspected clients in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case appeared in court on Monday - the third day of the trial in this case. He is the first suspect to willingly testify in court in this case.

Lady Justice
Jul 9 '15 14:40

The Public Prosecutor demanded months-long prison sentences against the men suspected of having paid sex with a 16 year old girl in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case. The highest demand was for 1 year in prison, NOS reports.

Jul 8 '15 09:28

The trial against 27 suspects in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case starts in Limburg on Wednesday. The men are accused of paying a then 16 year old girl for sex. The court has set aside 5 days for the treatment of this case.

Lady Justice
Jul 2 '15 11:31

Armin A., the pimp and main suspect in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case, was sentence to two years in prison by the coin Maastricht on Thursday.

Jul 1 '15 11:37

The parents of the 16 year old girl involved in the Valkenburg compensation case are demanding compensation form their daughter's customers. According to their lawyer, Nino Pennino, they thereby hoe to send a signal to other people considering sex with a minor. "If other clients of minors read that they can be prosecuted and would have to pay compensation, they might think twice." the lawyer said to the Volkskrant.

Lady Justice
Jun 18 '15 15:10

The public prosecutor's office demanded three years in prison, of which six months should be conditional release, for Armin A., the 21-year-old suspected of pimping out a 16-year-old girl at the Hotel Botterweck in Valkenburg, Limburg. Closing statements were scheduled for a Thursday court session, where he is on trial for inciting the teen into prostitution.

Swing
May 21 '15 18:45

One of the suspects in the Valkenburg hotel underage prostitution case was, until recently, a group leader of youth welfare institution Icarus en Keerpunt in Cadier en Keer, Limburg, according to AD. He was fired instantly by his supervisor after admitting he had a sexual relationship with the 16-year-old, the youth institution's spokesperson said on Thursday.

Swing
May 21 '15 11:37

There is a good chance of more suicides in the Valkenburg teen prostitution case now that the Public Prosecutor has decided to prosecute 29 of the suspects.

Swing
May 20 '15 16:13

The Public Prosecutor's office is pressing cases against at least 29 men for having sex with a 16-year-old prostitute in a Valkenburg, Limburg hotel. The men will appear in front of Maastricht Court between July 8 and 18, the public prosecutor reported.

May 7 '15 09:21

Power has been restored to all households in Maastricht, Valkenburg, Bertg en Terbijt and Cadier en Keer after an hours long power outage.

Swing
Apr 22 '15 14:21

A total of 23 men have confessed to having sex with a 16 year old girl in the Valkenburg underage prostitution case, the Public Prosecutor confirmed on Tuesday.

Lady Justice
Apr 20 '15 14:35

The man suspected of pimping a 16 year old girl to as many as 80 men in Limburg was remanded into custody today. The court in Maastricht called the suspect, Armin A., both a flight risk and at risk of committing the crime again, according to Hart van Nederland.

Apr 16 '15 11:22

The Public Prosecutor has significantly reduced the charges against Armin A., the prime suspect in the Valkenburg underage prostitution case.

Mar 30 '15 18:46

The owner of the Valkenburg hotel used in the so called "lover boy" prostitution case, claims she is the biggest victim in the incident, AD wrote. Sonja Botterweck says that her hotel's visitor numbers have plummeted after her family hotel was the scene where a 16-year-old girl was forced into acts of prostitution with dozens of men.

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